Randy Bryant '80

Randy Bryant is a visionary executive and global leader with 30+ years of experience in Fortune 100, Private and Not-for-Profit corporations. He has an impressive record of achieving dramatic results in business operations and profit & loss (P&L) management success.

Bryant is President and CEO of Ten Chimneys Foundation. Ten Chimneys is the National Historic Landmark estate of 20th century Broadway legends Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne. Ten Chimneys is dedicated to American theater and historic preservation. Bryant leads operations and all direct functions. He has optimized resources to achieve Ten Chimneys’ core mission and maintain a positive and enthusiastic corporate culture.

Bryant served as Interim Executive Director for Milwaukee County Historical Society. Managing the Society through a transition period, he led the completion of an extensive restoration of the interior facility. Bryant also led strategic planning for the next phase of operation and facilitated the hiring of a new executive director.

Bryant served in numerous roles and led organizations as director, vice president, general manager, and president during his international assignments in Brazil, United Kingdom, Spain, and Argentina. He was known for his ability to deliver transformational outcomes through innovative strategies and culturally sensitive actions to address market creation, product development, and management.

Bryant is nationally recognized as a subject matter expert in historic preservation. His unique experiences have allowed the creation and implementation of public/private partnerships. Current board/committee appointments include: National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) Council-Member, NTHP African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, Milwaukee Art Museum-Director.

Bryant resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his wife, Cecelia Gore.

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